Photosynthetic Versatility in the Genome of Geitlerinema sp. PCC 9228 (Formerly Oscillatoria limnetica ‘Solar Lake’), a Model Anoxygenic Photosynthetic Cyanobacterium
Grim, Sharon L.
Dick, Gregory J.
- Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
Frontiers in Microbiology,
(issn: 1664-302X, eissn: 1664-302X)
photosystem II D1 protein | great oxidation event | cyanobacteria | Microbiology | Original Research | QR1-502 | sulfide quinone reductase | anoxygenic photosynthesis | nitrogenase
Anoxygenic cyanobacteria that use sulfide as the electron donor for photosynthesis are a potentially influential but poorly constrained force on Earth’s biogeochemistry. Their versatile metabolism may have boosted primary production and nitrogen cycling in euxinic coast...